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New York Times, Saturday, November 28, 1970

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.46, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 349 (avg 1.91)
Open Squares: 53, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1970, The New York TimesNo. 7,777
Across
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Fencer's cry : SASA
5
Hebrew measure : EPHAH
10
Paintings : OILS
14
Be next to : ABUT
15
Arctic : FRORE
16
A Louis : XVII
17
Greek promenade : XYST
18
Newspaper edition : FINAL
19
Flirts : EYES
20
Baseball tactic : SQUEEZEPLAY
23
Ordinarily: Abbr. : USU
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Marie, for one: Abbr. : STE
25
Laundry room item : BLEACH
29
Runt : PEEWEE
31
Seized : TOOK
33
Brace : DUO
34
Pallid : ASHY
35
Agent : PROXY
36
Namath, for one : JET
37
W. W. I outfit : AEF
39
One of the Taylors : LIZ
40
Roderick ___ : DHU
42
Admit, with "up" : OWN
44
Winged : ALATE
46
Anent : ASTO
49
Oxford fellow : DON
50
Descartes : RENE
51
Business expense : RENTAL
53
Good sample : SWATCH
55
Money in Lima : SOL
56
Treat for pigs : MUD
57
South Seas figure : BEACHCOMBER
61
Mod slogan : GOGO
64
Shifts : VEERS
65
Feminine name : ENID
67
Farm animals : OXEN
68
Place again : RESET
69
Physicist's concern: Abbr. : ATNO
70
Cowbarn : BYRE
71
Kefauver : ESTES
72
Practices : USES
Down
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Combo member : SAX
2
Bottomless pits : ABYSSES
3
Pennsylvania river : SUSQUEHANNA
4
Aleutian island : ATTU
5
Worn out : EFFETE
6
Nobel or Pulitzer : PRIZE
7
Sharpen : HONE
8
Not care ___ : ARAP
9
Printer's trashcan : HELLBOX
10
Daisy : OXEYE
11
Eastern league : IVY
12
Name in U.N. lore : LIE
13
Family member : SIS
21
Compass reading : ESE
22
Synthetic resin : ALKYD
23
___ tree : UPA
26
Claim settlements : ADJUSTMENTS
27
Signal : CUE
28
Weather word : HOT
30
Letter : WYE
31
Old-hat : TRITE
32
Exude moisture : OOZE
35
Scheme : PLAN
38
Mockery : FARCE
41
Chinese dynasty : HAN
42
G.I. wear : ODS
43
Astonished reaction : WOW
45
French port : LEHAVRE
47
Like Ferdinand : TAURINE
48
Antique : OLD
51
Perches : ROOSTS
52
Slippery ___ : ELM
54
Steak : TBONE
55
Rock debris : SCREE
58
Big bills : CEES
59
Command, of yore : HEST
60
___ monde : BEAU
61
Seaman : GOB
62
Chemical prefix : OXY
63
Language: Abbr. : GER
66
___ Passos : DOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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